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The section is equipped with Braille Refreshable Display Readers. An entire book in Tamil, or any other Indian Language and English can be stored and indexed in the Braille Reader. The visually challenged can select a book of any language, stored in the Braille Reader and read line by line and page by page. The navigation controls are in Braille format which can be operated and navigated with ease. Each Readers can store 1000 books of 300 pages on an average.
Braille Conversion :
The section has Software tools that convert text composed in Tamil, English or any other Indian Languages in to Braille text for visually challenged readers.
Software Tools :
Visually challenged are given access to Computers installed with assisstive software tools that help in:
• Daisy formatted books reading
• Easy search and find facility
• Reading audio book and reference texts
Own Book Reading Section
Majority of books are in English and it has books in different Indian and foreign languages (Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi, German, French, Spanish and Italian).
* Artificial tree with a fun-filled theme based reading area.
* Activity area with performance stage to encourage, and motivate children’s reading habit and cultivating culture with the help of activities like story telling , puppet shows, magic shows,etc.,
* 22 computer terminals to access Multimedia
* Cartoon pictures are mounted on the wall to make children happy.
Periodicals section is located in the ‘A’ Wing of first floor. Newspapers and Magazines and Journals are kept in this section.
All leading newspapers and magazines are available in this section for readers. At present we are subscribing 30 plus leading dailies in different languages. We have subscribed over 300 plus Indian and Foreign Magazines in all categories to serve user needs. There is an exclusive section for women readers which comprises magazines focused on women
Second Floor of this library is dedicated to “Classical Language (Semmozhli)” Tamil. In this section we have almost all the books published in Tamil available in print. Readers who are fond of reading Tamil books can see the huge collections Tamil books from all leading publishers. Over 1,00,000 books in the form of Novels, Poems, Short Stories, Drama, Essays, Humor, letters, biographies on following headings;
- Humanities and Sciences
- History and Geography
Not only in Tamil language, it has collection of other South Indian and Hindi Languages.
English Book Section
This library has over 4.5 lakhs books in all subjects areas published by leading publishers across the world.
ACL has Very Good and Rich collection of English books in all subjects .
3rd floor having the following subject books.
- Computer Science
- Library & Informatio Science
- Political science
In this floor following subject books are available for users.
- Language & Linguistics
- Public Administration
In this floor ACL has rich collection of Medicine books published by leading publishers across the world and also books related to pure science.
- General Science
- Earth science & Geology
- Fossils & prehistoric life
- Life science ( Biology)
- Plants ( Botony )
- Animals ( Zoology)
- Applied Science - Basic
- Medicine & Health
Sixth Floor :
This floor having books on various subjects .
- Home & Family management
- Veterinary Science
- Management & Public Relation
- Fine Arts
- Photography & Computer Arts
- Sports, Games & Entertainment